Rougned Odor exits with knee injury as Luke Voit nears return

Rougned Odor left Tuesday’s win over the Astros with a left knee harm and was scheduled to endure an MRI examination at New York Presbyterian.

The second baseman acquired tangled with Houston catcher Martin Maldonado on a play on the plate throughout the bottom of the sixth of the Yankees’ 7-3 victory.

“Hoping for excellent news,’’ supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned. “He was shifting round fairly good earlier than he left, even within the clubhouse.”

Odor was modified by Tyler Wade and was examined by workforce physician Chris Ahmad.

It obtained right here on the equivalent evening time Luke Voit started his rehab activity with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Voit, out since March after surgical process to revive {{a partially}} torn meniscus in his left knee, had a double, an infield hit and a stroll because the DH in SWB’s season debut at Syracuse.

Rougned Odor exited with a knee injury after colliding with Martin Maldonado after scoring a run in the Yankees' 7-3 win over the Astros.
Rougned Odor exited with a knee harm after colliding with Martin Maldonado when scoring a run throughout the Yankees’ 7-3 win over the Astros.
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Boone said Voit is scheduled to play 5 – 6 innings at first base with SWB on Wednesday and the Yankees envision him returning “in some unspecified time in the future” on the road journey that begins subsequent Tuesday at Tampa Bay.

It’s unclear whether or not or not Odor’s harm may have an effect on that timeline.

“I’d say over the following seven or eight days he’ll play 5 – 6 video video games to get him constructed up and hopefully be in place to hitch us eventually on the road journey,’’ Boone said of Voit earlier to Odor’s harm.

The Yankees have felt Voit’s absence, unable to find a very good reply throughout the infield with out him.

They first turned to Jay Bruce, who struggled further on the plate than at first and ended up retiring. Since Bruce left, DJ LeMahieu and Mike Ford have generally stuffed in, with Odor at second base when LeMahieu is at first.

Even with Odor throughout the lineup, first base has been an issue for the Yankees. After Voit led the majors with 22 homers in closing yr’s shortened season, the Yankees’ first basemen have principally been unproductive on the plate in 2021.

Giancarlo Stanton extended his hitting streak to 10 video video games along with his first four-hit recreation of the season.

“We all know that is what he’s able to,’’ Boone mentioned. “We’ve seen this brewing from him the final couple of years. He simply hasn’t been in a position to be on the market sufficient.”

It was the fourth time in his earlier 5 video video games Stanton has had a minimum of three hits — and none of them had been low-cost, with a homer, a double and two singles. He’s moreover 21-for-44 all through his hitting streak with seven extra-base hits and 6 RBIs.

“He hits the crap out of the ball every time correct now,’’ LeMahieu said.

Miguel Andujar was throughout the lineup for SWB alongside Voit. After missing quite a lot of spring teaching with carpal tunnel syndrome in his correct wrist, Andujar started in left topic.

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